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Writing your self: transforming personal material

Writing your self: transforming personal material

Schneider, Myra, 1936-; Killik, John

This work offers a detailed exploration of a wide range of universal experiences such as childhood, adult relationships and loss, and examines how a wide range of different writers have tackled these issues

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Continuum, 2009
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Myra Schneider and John Killik
ISBN: 1847062512, 1847062520, 9781847062512, 9781847062529
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 240 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Autobiography Authorship.; Biography as a literary form.; Biography; Personal narratives; Authorship

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Part I
  3. 1. Childhood and Relationships with Parents
  4. 2. Identity
  5. 3. Adult Relationships
  6. 4. Abuse
  7. 5. Displacement and Disability
  8. 6. Illness
  9. 7. Mental Illness
  10. 8. Caring and Coping
  11. 9. Loss
  12. 10. Facing Death
  13. 11. Spirituality
  14. Part II
  15. 12. Getting Started, Image Exploration and Basic Techniques
  16. 13. Accessing Memories, Secret Letters, Monologues and Dialogues, Visualizations
  17. 14. Fictionalizing, Transforming Personal Material, Dreams, Drawing as a Starting Point
  18. 15. Keeping a Journal, Writing a Memoir, Shaping Work
  19. 16. Finishing Work
  20. Conclusion
  21. Bibliography
  22. Notes about Contributors
  23. Acknowledgements
  24. Index.